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Uploading Files

Follow these three steps to upload your files to your server: Step 1: Once you are connected to your server, navigate to the folder where you want to store your files. You can do this by...

I Can't Delete Certain Files or Folders.

If, when trying to delete certain files or folders, the icon just flashes, disconnect and then reconnect to your server and try again. If this doesn't work, you may want to contact...

How Do I Change File Permissions? / How Do I CHMOD?

If you need to change the permissions of a file or folder on your server (a process also known as CHMOD ), you can use the handy tools in Direct FTP. First, select the file or folder whose...

I Forgot My FTP Username and/or Password.

Contact your hosting provider, and they will be able provide this information, as well as any other server account information you may need.

How to Disable Firewalls.

Please note that disabling firewalls may compromise the security of your computer. If you must disable a firewall in order to use a program, be sure to enable it again once you are finished using...

FTP Overview.

What is FTP? What does FTP stand for? What do I use FTP for? What does ... mean? What is an FTP client? What is a server profile? What is Passive...

Changing Modes

There are three main modes for uploading files in an FTP client: auto, ASCII, and binary. All text-based files are uploaded in ASCII mode, whereas all images, movies, and audio files are uploaded...

11001 in Request ConnectAsync 500 Host Not Found Winsock #11001

Error: 11001 in Request ConnectAsync 500 Host Not Found Winsock #11001 If you get this error when you try to upload, there are a few things you should try: Make sure you are connected...

530 Login Incorrect

Error : 530 login incorrect This is caused by an invalid username or password. If this connection has worked in the past, you may try deleting the profile and creating it again. Also, check to...

11004 in Request ConnectAsync 500 No Data Winsock #11004

Error : 11004 in Request: ConnectAsync. Check your server profile settings and try again. 500 No Data (Winsock error #11004) This error can occur if you put something invalid in the Server...

425 Can't Open Data Connection

Error : 425 can't open data connection This error usually arises from not having passive mode turned on. To do this, go to File > Manage Servers , select the server profile you wish...

426 Connection Closed; Transfer Aborted or 503 Bad Sequence of Commands

Error : 426 connection closed; transfer aborted or 503 bad sequence of commands Some servers do not allow passive transfers and will return this error if you try using passive mode . Try...

After Upgrading to 6.x, I Can No Longer Connect to My Server.

Incorrect Proxy Information First, you should make sure you did not enter proxy server information by mistake. If you don't know what a proxy server is, or if you have not been instructed...